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Report Shows Results of Mayor’s Summer of Safety Initiative

Seattle City Light has been an active participant in Mayor Ed Murray’s Summer of Safety Initiative – a coordinated approach to public safety that is mobilizing City of Seattle resources to improve our built environment, activate our streets, and provide jobs for our community’s young adults.

Your chance to “Ask the Mayor”

It’s your turn to Ask the Mayor Join the conversation! Live, Tuesday, Aug.  27, 7 to 8 p.m. Now’s your chance to talk to the mayor about the issues that matter most to you. Can Seattle trust Chris Hansen? Will his secret Sacramento donation hurt NBA hopes here? Will gun-free… [ Keep reading ]

Mayor Announces Support for Young Immigrants Eligible for Work Visas

Today, Mayor McGinn announced new City efforts to support young people eligible for work authorizations through the federal Deferred Action for Childhood Arrival (DACA) policy launched by President Barack Obama in June 2012. Individuals age 18 and over can now call the Seattle City Light Service Center at (206) 684-3000 and have their names added to the utility bill for their home, helping to provide a paper trail to prove residency.

Seattle Leaders Champion Energy 2030 Goal at City Hall

Gov. Jay Inslee (D-Wash.) and Mayor Mike McGinn joined energy leaders from across the country today at City Hall to bring the Energy 2030 vision of doubling U.S. energy productivity by 2030 to Seattle.

Seattle City Light Receives 42-Year License for Boundary Dam

The Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC) has issued an order for a new, 42-year license for Seattle City Light’s largest hydroelectric dam, Boundary, on the Pend Oreille River near Metaline Falls.

Seattle City Light Ranked Highest Midsize Utility In The West By Its Business Customers

Business customers rated Seattle City Light highest among all US midsize utilities in the J.D. Power and Associates 2013 Electric Utility Business Customer Satisfaction Study released this week. City Light also tied for third place nationally among all 95 utilities ranked by the survey results.

Streetlight Improvements Enhance Public Safety

Mayor Mike McGinn highlighted Seattle City Light’s work Monday night to help support public safety with its switch to Light Emitting Diode (LED) streetlights and operational improvements that have eliminated a backlog of service orders for burned out streetlights.

Seattle Promotes Innovation in Achieving Energy Efficiency

Today, Mayor McGinn announced an innovative approach to helping commercial electric utility customers achieve energy savings through a pay-for-performance approach.

Public Invited to Arbor Day Tree Planting Event Oct. 20

Anyone who has ever enjoyed the brilliant fall colors of maples, the majesty of giant Douglas firs or climbing an oak tree is invited to celebrate Seattle’s 27th year as a “Tree City USA” city with an Arbor Day tree planting and maintenance project Saturday, Oct. 20.

Seattle City Council Unanimously Reconfirms City Light Superintendent Jorge Carrasco

By a vote of 8-0, the Seattle City Council today reconfirmed Jorge Carrasco for another four years as Seattle City Light superintendent.